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Back to School!

We are excited to welcome new and returning students and families to AppleTree! The first day of school for AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School is Monday, August 20th. Here is this year’s AppleTree Early Public Charter School’s Parent Handbook and below is some information from the Handbook to help you have a successful start […]

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Brookings Blog Post by AppleTree Staff

Brookings Institution published a blog post by AppleTree staff as part of Brookings’ Center for Universal Education blog series about learning progressions. In the article Teaching preschoolers learning strategies: ‘What’ meets ‘how’, authors Felicia R. Truong, Ed.D. (AppleTree Institute’s Director of Curriculum and Content) and Abby G. Carlson, Ph.D. (AppleTree Institute’s Director of Research and […]

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AppleTree CEO Inducted in DC Charter Hall of Fame

AppleTree President and CEO Jack McCarthy was inducted in the DC Charter Hall of Fame at the FOCUS Gala on March 22, 2018. It was a wonderful evening also celebrating the impact on DC charter schools by fellow honorees Josephine Baker (former Executive Director of the DC Public Charter School Board), Julie Meyer (founder and […]

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Ribbon Cutting at THEARC West

In December 2017, AppleTree moved its administrative staff, instructional quality team, and school management teams to a new office and convening space at THEARC West located at 1801 Mississippi Ave, SE. On February 22, 2018, Mayor Muriel Bowser, along with Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White, Ward 7 Councilmember Vincent Gray, THEARC Executive Director Rahsaan Bernard, […]

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